Yarrr! What does opening a phone and Mac repair shop have to do with pirates?

If you are thinking of piracy having to do with BitTorrent …. I’m not that guy. (I have Married a Copyright lawyer…besides, I like open source software ). But there is this quote from Steve Jobs that has always inspired me. “Why join the navy if you can be a pirate?” Steve Jobs I haveContinue reading “Yarrr! What does opening a phone and Mac repair shop have to do with pirates?”

Coffee Shop and Coding in Bathrust

About once a week I go to the Bathurst Seymour Centre to teach computer literacy for Seniors. Honestly, it is one of my favourite classes to teach. As the students are always happy to see me. We often get sidetracked and talk about life, the universe and everything. And other times I help fix theirContinue reading “Coffee Shop and Coding in Bathrust”

OSX El Capitan too old – Maybe Try Linux

If you are running into problems with not being able to use some websites on your old Macbook or iMac. It could be that you are using OSX 10.11. (Or older) This version of OSX is no longer getting software updates from Apple. (It came out in 2015 and in internet years that is VERYContinue reading “OSX El Capitan too old – Maybe Try Linux”

View of my Desk at the Repair Shop

Have you ever wanted to see a Computer Geeks Desk? I have to admit that it is not anything fancy. I don’t have anything expensive to show off. No latest Macbook Pros. No Purple M1 iMac. Not even unnecessary LED lights on the mouse and keyboard. Just the tools of the trade for repairing MacsContinue reading “View of my Desk at the Repair Shop”